Normandy tourist guide
Normandy is a French region located in the North. Famous for its coastline, it attracts a large number of visitors every year. Normandy is home to the Allied landings during World War II. Normandy, its landing beaches, memorial sites and museums are filled with history and culture. Visitors will be able to discover the significant events that took place on June 6th, 1944, through the museums, beaches and commemorative sites. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Normandy. Guided tours will allow you to better understand these events. Paris City Vision offers you unbeatable rates and this Normandy guide to help you make the most of your stay in this incredible region. By following the must-see sites listed in this guide, you won’t miss anything during your trip.
The landing beaches
Every year the 5 landing beaches welcome many visitors looking to learn the history behind them:
There are other commemorative sites on the coastline and some others, located further inland such as:
- Hoc point
- Notre-Dame de Rouen Cathedral
- The German cemetery of La Cambe
- The Vauban Towers
- Commonwealth Cemetery
- The American Cemetery
Must-see cities in Normandy
During your stay in Normandy, come and visit the towns nearby. Some of them are full of charm and also retrace the history of France during the landings.
Many museums dedicated to the landings retrace the history of Second World War and particularly June, 6th 1944.